For sale: Nusonian - Landenberg, PA

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DavidC
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For sale: Nusonian - Landenberg, PA

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Roderick Grant
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Re: For sale: Nusonian - Landenberg, PA

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This is a fascinating work of geometry. The use of chipboard for the ceiling is interesting, and it works. However, no matter what the material, how it is employed or finished, I dislike anything corrugated. It reminds me of the cheap look of Quonset Huts, for which the material was used logically. Corrugated metal used to shape a cylindrical form works well. Applied to flat surfaces, it seems to have lost its reason for being, other than its effect on reflected light. The seams on the balcony and the roof fascia are disruptive; apparently the choice of material had a lot to do with budget.

DRN
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I see this as a very well designed house that shows the influence of Wright, Schindler, and a little Albert Frey.
The corrugated works in this instance I think... I like the use of both corrugated metal and translucent fiberglass.

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